Botany Photo of the Day Albatrellus confluens

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    Daniel Mosquin Paragon of Plants UBC Botanical Garden Forums Administrator Forums Moderator 10 Years

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    Botany Photo of the Day is a weblog run by researchers, staff, and students associated with UBC Botanical Garden. It features plants from around the world. See The Photographs for details on how to submit your images!

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    Albatrellus confluens is a fungus widely distributed across North America, Europe, and Asia. Although the species grows in a variety of habitats, they are often associated with coniferous forests. This is due to mycorrhizal relationships with conifers, a mutualistic relationship in which both organisms benefit. Like most polypores, the terrestrial Albatrellus confluens is a wood […]

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